Speech and Language Pathology Assistant

Sacramento, CA
Teaching Departments – SPED /
HR 12 (Hourly Fulltime 12 month calendar FULL Benefits) /
On-site
About the Employer
Rex and Margaret Fortune School of Education is a comprehensive education system including, non-profit preschools, a network of tuition-free, public charter schools (TK-12th), and a school of education with a masters programs and educator preparations programs accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. in Sacramento/San Bernardino County. We prepare students for college starting in preschool Transitional Kindergarten in San Bernardino and Sacramento Counties and are focused on closing the African American achievement gap.

Our Mission:
To graduate high achieving students of good character prepared for college and citizenship in a democratic society.

Our Vision:
To prepare teachers for service in public schools with competence and sensitivity that will enable them to develop students to their fullest potential.

Our Approach:
At Fortune School our education philosophy is The Five Pillars--1) High Expectations, 2) Choice and Commitment, 3) More Time, 4) Focus on Results, 5) Citizenship. We follow this philosophy in all our academic programs in service to the wide range of people we serve from preschool to masters.

Job Summary: The Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant is responsible for conducting informal speech-language screening without interpretation as developed by the attending speech language pathologist. Provide direct treatment assistance to students at all grade levels and diagnosis under the supervision of the supervising speech pathologist and follow and document direct treatment plans or protocols as developed by the attending speech pathologist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Conducting informal speech-language screening without interpretation as developed by the attending speech language pathologist
    • Providing direct treatment assistance to students at all grade levels and diagnosis under the supervision of the supervising speech pathologist
    • Follow and document direct treatment plans or protocols as developed by the attending speech pathologist
    • Document specific student progress toward meeting established treatment goals and communicate with the speech pathologist as to progress or concerns
    • Assist SLP with formal assessment of speech and language including but not limited to preparation of documents, and performing clerical but not evaluative duties as required
    • Scheduling activities and preparing therapy materials, charts and graphs best suited for a wide variety of school aged cliental

Minimum Requirements

    • BA degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the American Speech and Hearing Association
    • Completion of an extensive and broad based supervised internship program leading to pending or active state licensure to practice as a qualified Speech and Language Assistant
    • Complete a minimum of 12 hours of continuing professional development as required by national and California state standards every two years

Education and Experience:

    • The Ideal candidate will have obtained California BA degree in Speech Pathology and have completed a one hundred hour internship program supervised by an accredited Speech and Language Pathologist who holds a certificate of clinical competence certification, and a California State License as a Speech and Language Assistant with demonstrated prior knowledge or practical skill and professional practice with students at multiple grade levels and who have been diagnosed with a wide range of speech, language, voice, dysfluent and social pragmatic diagnoses.

Physical Abilities:

    • Hearing and speaking to conduct group training, exchange information in person electronically and over the telephone
    • Ability to read printed material and computer screens. Ability to understand speech at normal levels
    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment
    • Kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead above the shoulders and horizontally to retrieve files and supplies.
    • Ability to climb stairs, bend, reach, walk, sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift and carry 10 pounds.
    • Accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
$29.29 - $29.29 an hour
Fortune School of Education provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.